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    Summary

    This position is located on the Salmon-Challis National Forest, and will be filled in either Challis or North Fork, ID. Apply to each location you wish to be considered for.
    The incumbent will be on a field unit performing a variety of duties in support of the unit's river management program in the areas of fisheries, recreation, wildlife, trails and special uses.
    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Lisa Byers at 208-865-2720 or lisa.m.byers@usda.gov.

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    Responsibilities

    • Duties listed are at the full performance level:
    • Safely operates rafts or kayaks in navigation of Class II to IV whitewater rapids, patrol river corridors, initiates public contacts in the field to enhance the user's river experience and protect the river resource through dispersal of information.
    • Participate with other resource personnel to develop long-range plans for managing recreation resources. Prepare project work plans and schedules, including; logistics, required personnel, equipment, and supplies.
    • Maintain records of visitor use levels, and types and patterns of use. Patrol unit to collect use data, identify or correct unsafe conditions, answer visitor inquiries, and prevent vandalism.
    • Inspect outfitter operations for plan/policy compliance; takes necessary follow-up action for items of noncompliance.
    • Serve as Forest Protection Officer. Issue notices of violations. Conduct investigations, collect evidence, prepare reports of misused resources. Explain regulations concerning river mgmt; assist agency law enforcement personnel with violation info.
    • Perform routine maintenance at recreation sites including site cleanup and naturalizing. Conduct education programs addressing bear safety, Leave No Trace camping, river mgmt, angler etiquette/conservation, river values, wilderness philosophy.
    • Coordinate group visits with operational personnel and communicate schedules and requirements for logistical support.
    • Train and certify others in the operation of paddle boats and oar boats on the river.
    • Responsible for maintenance and care of assigned vehicles, boats and field equipment.
    • Perform limited supervisory duties.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - Travel may be for trainings and site visits, as well as river patrol shifts that may be for 8 days at a time or more each pay period.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    7

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603997800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.